AdAge – “The New York Times today finally described the details of its plans to charge heavy users of its digital platforms, a bid to collect more revenue from readers and depend less on the vicissitudes of advertisers.
Under the plan, visitors to The New York Times Online will have access to 20 free articles a month. After that The Times will offer them a choice, the cheapest of which is $15 for a month of access to the site and a smartphone app. After that readers could pay $20 per for unfettered online access and its iPad app or $35 to cover all of the above.
Home-delivery subscribers will get all access at no extra charge, not including the Times on the Kindle and Nook. The plan goes into effect today in Canada and on March 28 in the United States and elsewhere.”